Archives for: "December 2009, 06"

In Ethiopia, an independent voice is silenced - Globe & Mail

December 6th, 2009
Tamerat Negera was the editor-in-chief of Addis Neger, a weekly newspaper in Addis Ababa that has ceased publication after intimidation and harassment by the Ethiopian government. Mr. Negera, pictured here at Addis Neger's former offices, has since fled… more »

Ethiopian dictator shouldn't represent Africa at COP15 - Video

December 6th, 2009
Ethiopian dictator shouldn't represent Africa at COP15 - Video Freelance journalist Doug McGill, a former New York Times reporter, argues that Ethiopian dictator Meles Zenawi should not be allowed to represent all of Africa at the United Nations Climate… more »

Ethiopia's Gebremariam out-sprints Eritrea's Medhin

December 6th, 2009
In Alcobendas, Gebre Gebremariam making it four victories in four outings in autumn 2009 (Miguel Alfambra) Ethiopia's Gebremariam out-sprints Eritrea's Medhin IAAF Ethiopia’s reigning World Cross Country champion Gebregziabher Gebremariam captured a… more »

The destruction of Ethiopia's once beautiful Lake Koka - Video

December 6th, 2009
Ethiopia's Prime Minister Meles Zenawi will travel to Copenhagen for the Climate Summit which is due to take place next week. He has been described as Africa's point man in the negotiations. So we thought it is timely to review a documentary by Al… more »

Ethiopia - Addis Neger quits under government pressure

December 6th, 2009
Ethiopia - Addis Neger quits under government pressure ADDIS ABABA — A leading Ethiopian newspaper said Friday it had closed down as a result of months of government "persecution and harassment" against its staff. "This is the culmination of months of… more »